ABR announces senior management appointment

American Pacific Borates
  • ABR appoints Dr. Dinakar Gnanamgari as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) / Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
  • Dr. Gnanamgari, who holds a PhD from Yale University in Inorganic Chemistry, brings to ABR significant
    technical, commercial and development experience in speciality chemicals and advanced materials
  • CCO responsibilities include defining ABR’s go-to-market approach by end-market applications and
    securing sales and/or marketing agreements for the Company’s products, as well as supporting the
    negotiations of major buying agreements for the Company’s operations
  • CTO responsibilities include the development of a boron specialties business unit focused on meeting
    the needs of high tech and high performance end-use applications to optimise Company growth and
    margins
  • Dr. Gnanamgari will start his role in May 2021
  • The appointment strengthens ABR’s executive management team and is integral to the Company’s
    growth plan which has been designed to support a successful US listing process
American Pacific Borates Limited (ASX:ABR) (“ABR” or the “Company”) is pleased to advise that it has appointed Dr.
Dinakar (Dino) Gnanamgari as the Company’s new Chief Commercial Officer / Chief Technical Officer, commencing
31 May 2021.
Dino is an experienced specialty chemical industry leader with proven experience in global profit and loss
management, marketing, business development, product management and research and development. Prior to
joining the Company, Dino held senior roles with FMC Corporation, Axalta Inc. and Albemarle Corporation where
he most recently was Global Business Vice President, Lithium Specialties at Albemarle Corporation. Dino holds a
Ph.D. from Yale University in Inorganic Chemistry.
As CCO, Dino will be responsible for defining ABR’s go-to-market approach by end-market applications and securing
sales and/or marketing agreements for the Company’s products, as well as supporting the negotiations of major
buying agreements for the Company’s operations. As CTO his responsibilities will include the development of a
boron specialties business unit focused on meeting the needs of high tech and high-performance end-use
applications to optimise Company growth and margins.
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